Interactive U.S. Maps Table of Contents


Execution and Death Row Inmates by State
also by ethnicity, gender, and juveniles

Homicides and Use of
the Death Penalty by State

murder rate, death row population, executions

Methods of Execution by State
electrocution, lethal injection, firing squad, hanging, lethal gas

Example exploratory questions:

Find your state on the map.
How does your state compare to other states?
Are more men or women on death row?
Are there differences in number of executions by ethnicity?
What regional death penalty trends do you see?
What method of execution is most common?